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Vek Family History

Vek Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Vea, Vey, Vik, Vlk, Vee, Bek, Sek, Ek, Beck, Pak

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Where is the Vek family from?

You can see how Vek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vek family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Vek families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Vek family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Vek's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Vek families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, New Worker was the top reported job for people in the USA named Vek. 100% of Vek men worked as a New Worker. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
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Census Records

There are 330 census records available for the last name Vek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vek census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 166 immigration records available for the last name Vek. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 19 military records available for the last name Vek. For the veterans among your Vek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vek lifespan?

Between 1988 and 1996, in the United States, Vek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Vek in 1988 was 82, and 81 in 1996.

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